By Cowgirl Candace Braids are a creative cornerstone to black hair culture worldwide. Has been for millenniums. Still is today. Styles that stay trending: individual plaits, cornrows, fishtail, box and goddess braids. Now into the start of a new decade, U.S. professional hair braider Ceirra Rouse says the knotless braids are headlining city streets to […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published on BFN She cares for her mints over here. Spices over there. Fruit trees — guava, peach, pear, banana, apple and persimmons — back over yonder. “It’s a pretty self-sufficient garden,” said Ruth West, 56, of LaGrange, Georgia. “I probably spend 1 to 2 hours every few days to […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Bridal images by LaSundra Davis | Originally published for Black Beauty & Hair Magazine Have you been paying attention to Hollywood lately? Well if you haven’t, a new posse of leading ladies are taking over the Old and New West on the small screen. And guess what? They’re all black and […]
I coupled my Western-styled Charlotte Russe blue jean shirt with these uber-comfortable Lands’ End classic waist trouser leg pants and fashioned a denim dynamite ensemble. Mixin’ and matchin’ various shades and textures of denim can never go wrong in the country Western world. These original fit jeans provide a relaxed feel that I must admit […]
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